Alicja Wolk

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Physical activity and mortality in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and elderly men - a time perspective
    Andrea Bellavia
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:94. 2013
  2. pmc Fish consumption, dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and risk of type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Alice Wallin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 35:918-29. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment on: Dietary zinc and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Alicja Wolk
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 52:1056-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term fatty fish consumption and renal cell carcinoma incidence in women
    Alicja Wolk
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 296:1371-6. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity from diet and risk of myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort of women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med 125:974-80. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and pancreatic cancer incidence: a prospective study of Swedish women and men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:407-13. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a prospective cohort study among Swedish women
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:403-12. 2008
  8. doi request reprint High-dose supplements of vitamins C and E, low-dose multivitamins, and the risk of age-related cataract: a population-based prospective cohort study of men
    Jinjin Zheng Selin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 177:548-55. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Fish consumption in infancy and development of allergic disease up to age 12 y
    Jessica Magnusson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1324-30. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Multivitamin use and breast cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1268-72. 2010

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  1. pmc Physical activity and mortality in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and elderly men - a time perspective
    Andrea Bellavia
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:94. 2013
    ..Higher physical activity (PA) levels are known to be associated with lower risk of death. Less attention, however, has been paid to directly evaluate the effect of PA on the time by which a certain fraction of the population has died...
  2. pmc Fish consumption, dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and risk of type 2 diabetes: systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Alice Wallin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 35:918-29. 2012
    ..The evidence on the association between fish consumption, dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids, and risk of type 2 diabetes is inconsistent. We therefore performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available prospective evidence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Editorial comment on: Dietary zinc and prostate cancer risk: a case-control study from Italy
    Alicja Wolk
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 52:1056-7. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Long-term fatty fish consumption and renal cell carcinoma incidence in women
    Alicja Wolk
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 296:1371-6. 2006
    ..The epidemiological evidence that fatty fish consumption may be associated with the lower risk of several cancers is not consistent and no studies of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) exist...
  5. doi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity from diet and risk of myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort of women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Med 125:974-80. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine how total antioxidant capacity of diet and antioxidant-containing foods were associated with incident myocardial infarction among middle-aged and elderly women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and pancreatic cancer incidence: a prospective study of Swedish women and men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:407-13. 2006
    ..We examined the association between folate intake and risk of pancreatic cancer in a population-based prospective study of Swedish women and men...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dietary fiber intake and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a prospective cohort study among Swedish women
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:403-12. 2008
    ..Our results suggest that dietary fiber intake from fruit and cereal may play a role in reducing breast cancer risk...
  8. doi request reprint High-dose supplements of vitamins C and E, low-dose multivitamins, and the risk of age-related cataract: a population-based prospective cohort study of men
    Jinjin Zheng Selin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 177:548-55. 2013
    ..These results suggest that the use of high-dose (but not low-dose) single vitamin C or E supplements may increase the risk of age-related cataract. The risk may be even higher among older men, corticosteroid users, and long-term users...
  9. doi request reprint Fish consumption in infancy and development of allergic disease up to age 12 y
    Jessica Magnusson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:1324-30. 2013
    ..Fish intake in infancy has been associated with reduced risk of allergic disease in early childhood, but it is unknown whether this effect remains as children grow older...
  10. doi request reprint Multivitamin use and breast cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1268-72. 2010
    ..Many women use multivitamins in the belief that these supplements will prevent chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. However, whether the use of multivitamins affects the risk of breast cancer is unclear...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a meta-analysis of epidemiological studies
    Reiko Suzuki
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 122:1832-41. 2008
    ..The observed positive associations with alcohol for ER+PR+ and ER+PR- tumors cannot be explained by estrogen-dependent pathway only. Further studies need to clarify the biological mechanisms...
  12. doi request reprint Long-term dietary calcium intake and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:277-82. 2009
    ..However, prospective studies of calcium intake in relation to breast cancer incidence are sparse...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and incidence of gastric cancer: a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1998-2001. 2006
    ..Whether fruit and vegetable consumption may confer protection from gastric cancer remains controversial...
  14. doi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 125:153-7. 2009
    ..No associations were observed for ER+/PR+ or ER-/PR- breast tumors. These findings suggest that a high carbohydrate intake and diets with high glycemic index and glycemic load may increase the risk of developing ER+/PR- breast cancer...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption in relation to pancreatic cancer risk: a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:301-5. 2006
    ..The association between consumption of cruciferous vegetables and pancreatic cancer risk warrants further investigation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 15:1067-76. 2004
    ..The effect of alcohol intake on risk of NHL is unclear. We therefore conducted a population-based case-control study to examine the association between alcohol and NHL risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and postmenopausal breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status: a prospective cohort study
    Reiko Suzuki
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:1601-8. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint High-fat dairy food and conjugated linoleic acid intakes in relation to colorectal cancer incidence in the Swedish Mammography Cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:894-900. 2005
    ..However, few epidemiologic studies have specifically evaluated high-fat dairy food consumption, and none have evaluated CLA intake, in relation to colorectal cancer risk...
  19. doi request reprint Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 169:376-81. 2009
    ..These findings for Swedish women do not support the hypothesis that dietary acrylamide is positively associated with risk of breast cancer, at least not within the ranges of acrylamide consumed by this population...
  20. doi request reprint Associations between dietary cadmium exposure and bone mineral density and risk of osteoporosis and fractures among women
    Annette Engström
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, S 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Bone 50:1372-8. 2012
    ..In separate analyses, dietary and urinary cadmium underestimated the association with bone effects...
  21. doi request reprint Total antioxidant capacity of diet and risk of stroke: a population-based prospective cohort of women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Stroke 43:335-40. 2012
    ..We examined the association between dietary TAC and stroke incidence in cardiovascular disease (CVD)-free women and in women with CVD history at baseline...
  22. doi request reprint Dietary cadmium exposure and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Bettina Julin
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Res 72:1459-66. 2012
    ..73). Overall, these results suggest a role for dietary cadmium in postmenopausal breast cancer development...
  23. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake, glycemic index and glycemic load in relation to risk of endometrial cancer: A prospective study of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:1103-7. 2007
    ..99 (95% CI, 1.17-7.67) for glycemic load. Results from this cohort study suggest that a high carbohydrate intake and a high glycemic load may increase the risk of endometrial cancer among overweight women with low physical activity...
  24. ncbi request reprint Association between dairy food consumption and weight change over 9 y in 19,352 perimenopausal women
    Magdalena Rosell
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1481-8. 2006
    ..Dairy foods may play a role in the regulation of body weight...
  25. doi request reprint Dietary acrylamide intake and risk of colorectal cancer in a prospective cohort of men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:513-6. 2009
    ..71-1.31) for colon cancer and 0.91 (95% CI 0.62-1.34) for rectal cancer. In conclusion, this study provides no evidence that dietary acrylamide in amounts typically consumed by Swedish men is associated with risk of colorectal cancer...
  26. ncbi request reprint Major dietary patterns and risk of renal cell carcinoma in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Bahram Rashidkhani
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 135:1757-62. 2005
    ..95; and 0.72; 95% CI, 0.42-1.22, respectively, P = 0.08 by Wald test); the association was clearer among women < or = 65 y (P = 0.02 by Wald test). Our data suggest an inverse association between Drinker pattern and the risk of RCC...
  27. doi request reprint Conjugated linoleic acid intake and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:556-60. 2009
    ..However, findings from epidemiologic studies on CLA intake in relation to breast cancer risk are sparse and inconsistent...
  28. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and risk of endometrial cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Emilie Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:276-80. 2007
    ..Interventions to reduce body weight and increase physical activity may have important implications in terms of prevention of endometrial cancer and future management of diabetic subjects...
  29. doi request reprint Fish consumption and risk of stroke in Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:487-93. 2011
    ..Epidemiologic studies of fish consumption in relation to risk of stroke have yielded inconsistent results...
  30. ncbi request reprint Combined effect of low-risk dietary and lifestyle behaviors in primary prevention of myocardial infarction in women
    Agneta Akesson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 167:2122-7. 2007
    ..Limited data are available on the benefit of combining healthy dietary and lifestyle behaviors in the prevention of myocardial infarction (MI) in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, obesity, and risk of colon and rectal cancer in a cohort of Swedish men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 42:2590-7. 2006
    ..68; 95% CI 0.48-0.96). No association was observed for work/occupational activity. These results support a role of physical activity in reducing the risk of colon and rectal cancer...
  32. doi request reprint Dietary carotenoids and risk of hormone receptor-defined breast cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 46:1079-85. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that dietary alpha-carotene and beta-carotene are inversely associated with the risk of breast cancer among smokers and among women who do not use dietary supplements...
  33. doi request reprint Dietary protein intake and risk of stroke in women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 224:247-51. 2012
    ..Our objective was to test the hypothesis that protein intake would be inversely associated with risk of stroke...
  34. doi request reprint Association between dairy food consumption and risk of myocardial infarction in women differs by type of dairy food
    Emma Patterson
    Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 143:74-9. 2013
    ..Failure to consider dairy foods as a heterogeneous group in future studies could hamper important insights of relevance for the development of dietary guidelines...
  35. doi request reprint Total and specific fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of stroke: a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Atherosclerosis 227:147-52. 2013
    ..Our objective was to examine the relation between specific consumption of fruit and vegetable subgroups and stroke risk in a cohort of Swedish women and men...
  36. pmc Relation between dietary cadmium intake and biomarkers of cadmium exposure in premenopausal women accounting for body iron stores
    Bettina Julin
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health 10:105. 2011
    ..We aimed to assess the relationship between dietary cadmium intake assessed by analyses of duplicate food portions and cadmium concentrations in urine and blood, taking the toxicokinetics of cadmium into consideration...
  37. ncbi request reprint Calcium and dairy food intakes are inversely associated with colorectal cancer risk in the Cohort of Swedish Men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:667-73; quiz 728-9. 2006
    ..Recent epidemiologic studies have generally reported a modest inverse association between calcium intake and the risk of colorectal cancer. However, findings pertaining to specific subsites in the colorectum have been conflicting...
  38. doi request reprint Body weight and incidence of breast cancer defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status--a meta-analysis
    Reiko Suzuki
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 124:698-712. 2009
    ..The relation between body weight and breast cancer risk is critically dependent on the tumor's ER/PR status and the woman's menopausal status. Body weight control is the effective strategy for preventing ER+PR+ tumors after menopause...
  39. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome components in relation to risk of cataract extraction: a prospective cohort study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 115:1687-92. 2008
    ..To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome and some of its components with the incidence of cataract extraction...
  40. doi request reprint Dietary calcium and magnesium intake and mortality: a prospective study of men
    Joanna Kaluza
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 171:801-7. 2010
    ..This population-based, prospective study of men with relatively high intakes of dietary calcium and magnesium showed that intake of calcium above that recommended daily may reduce all-cause mortality...
  41. doi request reprint Potassium, calcium, and magnesium intakes and risk of stroke in women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 174:35-43. 2011
    ..lowest tertile, adjusted relative risk = 2.04, 95% CI: 1.24, 3.35). These findings suggest that potassium and magnesium intakes are inversely associated with the risk of cerebral infarction among hypertensive women...
  42. doi request reprint Relationship between plasma carotenoids, fruit and vegetable intake, and plasma extracellular superoxide dismutase activity in women: different in health and disease?
    Jinjin Zheng
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Antioxid Redox Signal 14:9-14. 2011
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and breast cancer risk
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 44:1-6. 2002
    ..5 servings/wk) compared with women with the lowest (virtually none) was 0.88 (95% confidence interval = 0.60-1.29, P for trend = 0.15). When type of fish was examined separately, the association was similar for fatty and lean fish...
  44. ncbi request reprint Body weight and postmenopausal breast cancer risk defined by estrogen and progesterone receptor status among Swedish women: A prospective cohort study
    Reiko Suzuki
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:1683-9. 2006
    ..82 (CI 95%:1.45-2.29)). Our results support the hypothesis that excess endogenous estrogen due to obesity contributes to an increased risk of ER+ PR+ postmenopausal breast cancer...
  45. doi request reprint Folate intake and risk of breast cancer by estrogen and progesterone receptor status in a Swedish cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3444-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between dietary folate intake and the risk of breast cancer by estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) status of the breast tumor in the Swedish Mammography Cohort...
  46. ncbi request reprint Fatty fish consumption lowers the risk of endometrial cancer: a nationwide case-control study in Sweden
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:143-5. 2002
    ..8-1.3; P-value for trend, 0.72). Total fish consumption was inversely associated with risk, although weakly. Our results suggest that the consumption of fatty fish, but not other types of fish, may decrease the risk of endometrial cancer...
  47. ncbi request reprint Obesity and hormone-dependent tumors: cohort and co-twin control studies based on the Swedish Twin Registry
    Fredrik Jonsson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 106:594-9. 2003
    ..78). No association was found for prostate cancer. We conclude that age is an important effect modifier of cancer risk associated with obesity and that obesity and overweight in young adult life may affect cancer risk also later in life...
  48. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality: a dose-response analysis
    Andrea Bellavia
    Units of Nutritional Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 98:454-9. 2013
    ..The association between fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption and overall mortality has seldom been investigated in large cohort studies. Findings from the few available studies are inconsistent...
  49. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of bladder cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2519-22. 2008
    ..The associations did not differ by sex or smoking status. In conclusion, findings from this prospective study suggest that fruit and vegetable intakes are not likely to be appreciably associated with the risk of bladder cancer...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cultured milk, yogurt, and dairy intake in relation to bladder cancer risk in a prospective study of Swedish women and men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1083-7. 2008
    ..Findings from epidemiologic studies of the effect of dairy foods (mainly milk) on the risk of bladder cancer have been inconsistent...
  51. doi request reprint Vegetables, fruit and risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Viktor Oskarsson
    Unit of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gut 62:1187-92. 2013
    ..To examine the association of vegetable and fruit consumption with the risk of non-gallstone-related acute pancreatitis...
  52. doi request reprint Validation of FFQ-based assessment of dietary lignans compared with serum enterolactone in Swedish women
    Yulan Lin
    Unit of Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Norra Stationsgatan 67, 2nd Floor, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 109:1873-80. 2013
    ..No significant correlation was observed for the FFQ-87 (r 0·09, P= 0·30). The present study indicates that the FFQ-97 might be better than the FFQ-87 for assessing dietary intake of lignans, although the correlation was low...
  53. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and risk of cataract extraction: a prospective cohort study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 114:680-5. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between alcohol consumption and the risk of cataract extraction...
  54. ncbi request reprint Dietary carbohydrate, glycemic index, and glycemic load in relation to risk of colorectal cancer in women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 165:256-61. 2007
    ..Results did not vary by body mass index. The findings from this prospective study do not support the hypothesis that a high carbohydrate intake, a high glycemic index, and a high glycemic load increase the risk of colorectal cancer...
  55. doi request reprint Long-term meat intake and risk of breast cancer by oestrogen and progesterone receptor status in a cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 45:3042-6. 2009
    ..45 (95% confidence interval 1.03-2.03; P(trend)=0.03). These results do not support an association between red meat intake and overall breast cancer risk but suggest that fried meat intake may increase the risk of ER+/PR- breast cancer...
  56. ncbi request reprint Dietary supplement use and mortality in a cohort of Swedish men
    Maria Messerer
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Nutr 99:626-31. 2008
    ..In conclusion, we cannot exclude that the use of dietary supplements is harmful for smokers. On the other hand, among men with an insufficient diet, the use of supplements might be beneficial in reducing CVD mortality...
  57. doi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy in relation to risk of cataract extraction: a prospective study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 117:424-30. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the incidence of cataract extraction among postmenopausal women...
  58. doi request reprint Vitamin C supplements and the risk of age-related cataract: a population-based prospective cohort study in women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Divisions of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:487-93. 2010
    ..Experimental animal studies have shown adverse effects of high-dose vitamin C supplements on age-related cataract...
  59. doi request reprint Coffee and black tea consumption and risk of breast cancer by estrogen and progesterone receptor status in a Swedish cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Box 210, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 20:2039-44. 2009
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:994-7. 2009
    ..Whether dietary acrylamide intake is associated with the risk of cancer in humans is uncertain. We aimed to assess the relation between dietary acrylamide intake and the incidence of epithelial ovarian cancer...
  61. ncbi request reprint Folate intake and stomach cancer incidence in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1409-12. 2006
    ..Case-control studies and one prospective cohort study on folate intake in relation to stomach cancer risk have yielded inconsistent results...
  62. ncbi request reprint Milk and lactose intakes and ovarian cancer risk in the Swedish Mammography Cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1353-7. 2004
    ..High intakes of dairy products and of the milk sugar lactose have been hypothesized to increase ovarian cancer risk, but prospective data are scarce...
  63. ncbi request reprint Changes in the stability of dietary patterns in a study of middle-aged Swedish women
    Christoph Weismayer
    Department of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute for Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    J Nutr 136:1582-7. 2006
    ..Our findings for this specific population suggest that in longitudinal studies, dietary exposures should be updated after at least 7 y...
  64. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and colorectal cancer incidence in the cohort of Swedish men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 28:1805-7. 2005
  65. ncbi request reprint Folate intake, MTHFR polymorphisms, and risk of esophageal, gastric, and pancreatic cancer: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Gastroenterology 131:1271-83. 2006
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Dietary folate intake and incidence of ovarian cancer: the Swedish Mammography Cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:396-402. 2004
    ..However, epidemiologic data specifically linking folate intake to ovarian cancer risk are limited...
  67. ncbi request reprint Folate and risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 99:64-76. 2007
    ..We performed a meta-analysis of prospective and case-control studies to examine folate intake and levels in relation to risk of breast cancer...
  68. ncbi request reprint Processed meat consumption, dietary nitrosamines and stomach cancer risk in a cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:915-9. 2006
    ..96; 95% CI = 1.08-3.58). Our findings suggest that high consumption of processed meat may increase the risk of stomach cancer. Dietary nitrosamines might be responsible for the positive association...
  69. doi request reprint Meat intake and bladder cancer risk in a Swedish prospective cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Causes Control 20:35-40. 2009
    ..We prospectively examined the association between meat intake and bladder cancer risk in a population-based cohort study...
  70. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus, body size and bladder cancer risk in a prospective study of Swedish men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer 44:2655-60. 2008
    ..81-1.64). Similarly, no associations were observed for height, weight, body mass index or waist circumference. These findings in men do not support a role for diabetes, height or excess body mass in the aetiology of bladder cancer...
  71. ncbi request reprint Glycemic load, glycemic index and carbohydrate intake in relation to risk of stomach cancer: a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:3167-9. 2006
    ..Findings from this population-based prospective cohort of middle-aged and elderly women did not provide evidence of a positive association between glycemic load, glycemic index and carbohydrate intake with risk of stomach cancer...
  72. doi request reprint Long-term dietary acrylamide intake and risk of endometrial cancer in a prospective cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 124:1196-9. 2009
    ..In conclusion, these findings do not support the hypothesis that dietary acrylamide intake is positively associated with risk of endometrial cancer, at least not within the ranges of acrylamide consumed in this population...
  73. doi request reprint Vitamin B6 and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, PO Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    JAMA 303:1077-83. 2010
    ..Mounting evidence indicates that vitamin B(6), a coenzyme involved in nearly 100 enzymatic reactions, may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer...
  74. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of the past year and historical self-administered total physical activity questionnaire among older women
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:363-8. 2007
    ..31-0.60). These data indicate that the PAQ used in the SMC is a satisfactory and reproducible measure of current and historical physical activity, for total as well as for different types of activities...
  75. ncbi request reprint Long-term physical activity and lower urinary tract symptoms in men
    Nicola Orsini
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 176:2546-50; discussion 2550. 2006
    ..We assessed the association between physical activity, and the risk of moderate and severe lower urinary tract symptoms...
  76. ncbi request reprint Consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened foods and the risk of pancreatic cancer in a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1171-6. 2006
    ..Frequent consumption of sugar and high-sugar foods may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by inducing frequent postprandial hyperglycemia, increasing insulin demand, and decreasing insulin sensitivity...
  77. ncbi request reprint Alcoholic beverage consumption and gastric cancer risk: a prospective population-based study in women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 120:373-7. 2007
    ..Consumption of light beer, wine, and hard liquor was not significantly associated with gastric cancer risk. Our findings suggest that constituents of beer other than alcohol may be associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer...
  78. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of endometrial cancer: a population-based prospective cohort study
    Emilie Friberg
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 17177 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:2136-40. 2006
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and risk of breast cancer: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 121:856-62. 2007
    ..24 (95% CI, 0.95-1.62) for women with (versus without) diabetes. Findings from this meta-analysis indicate that diabetes is associated with an increased risk of breast cancer...
  80. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of heterocyclic amines and cancers of the esophagus and gastric cardia
    Paul D Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:940-4. 2003
    ..Given the dearth of epidemiological data regarding these cancers and the lack of established biological mechanisms, confirmatory data are needed...
  81. ncbi request reprint Multivitamin supplements are inversely associated with risk of myocardial infarction in men and women--Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP)
    Christina Holmquist
    Division of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Nutr 133:2650-4. 2003
    ..Findings from this study indicate that use of low dose multivitamin supplements may aid in the primary prevention of MI...
  82. ncbi request reprint Age and temporal trends of total physical activity in Swedish men
    Anna Norman
    The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:617-22. 2003
    ..We have studied in a cross-sectional setting with a retrospective recall of physical activity an association of levels of total physical activity and different types of activities with age and with calendar-time...
  83. ncbi request reprint Intensity of smoking and smoking cessation in relation to risk of cataract extraction: a prospective study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 162:73-9. 2005
    ..This prospective study confirmed smoking as a risk factor for cataract, with a dose response for smoking intensity. Smoking cessation predicts reduced risk over time, but a longer period of time is needed with a higher smoking intensity...
  84. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption is not associated with ovarian cancer incidence
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2273-4. 2005
  85. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium and vitamin D intake and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective cohort study in women
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 43:39-46. 2002
    ..Vitamin D intake was not clearly associated with risk. In sum, our data suggest that high calcium intake may lower colorectal cancer risk...
  86. ncbi request reprint Diet, lifestyle and risk of prostate cancer
    Alicja Wolk
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Oncol 44:277-81. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint Fruits, vegetables and risk of renal cell carcinoma: a prospective study of Swedish women
    Bahram Rashidkhani
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 113:451-5. 2005
    ..60; 95% CI = 0.30-1.22), in comparison to no consumption. Our results suggested that high consumption of fruits and vegetables might be associated with reduced risk of RCC...
  88. ncbi request reprint Dietary long-chain n-3 fatty acids for the prevention of cancer: a review of potential mechanisms
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:935-45. 2004
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate and verify these mechanisms in humans to gain more understanding of the effects of n-3 fatty acid intake on cancer risk...
  89. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors and risk of non-hodgkin lymphoma in men and women
    Ellen T Chang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Box 281, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:512-20. 2005
    ..Diet could influence NHL risk by modulating the immune system, although evidence is limited. We did a population-based case-control study to determine whether differences in diet were associated with NHL risk...
  90. ncbi request reprint No association of meat, fish, and egg consumption with ovarian cancer risk
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, P O Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1024-5. 2005
  91. ncbi request reprint Association of diet with serum insulin-like growth factor I in middle-aged and elderly men
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine and Molecular Medicine, Unit of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1163-7. 2005
    ..Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) has been implicated in several chronic diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and osteoporosis...
  92. ncbi request reprint Meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective studies
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:2657-64. 2006
    ..The results of this meta-analysis of prospective studies support the hypothesis that high consumption of red meat and of processed meat is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer...
  93. ncbi request reprint Red meat consumption and risk of cancers of the proximal colon, distal colon and rectum: the Swedish Mammography Cohort
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 113:829-34. 2005
    ..04). These findings suggest that high consumption of red meat may substantially increase the risk of distal colon cancer. Future investigations on red meat and colorectal cancer risk should consider cancer subsites separately...
  94. ncbi request reprint Meat, fish, poultry and egg consumption in relation to risk of pancreatic cancer: a prospective study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 118:2866-70. 2006
    ..20-0.97) for poultry. There were no significant associations with processed meat, fish or egg consumption. Findings from this prospective study suggest that substituting poultry for red meat might reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer...
  95. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A, retinol, and carotenoids and the risk of gastric cancer: a prospective cohort study
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:497-503. 2007
    ..However, epidemiologic studies of vitamin A, retinol (preformed vitamin A), and provitamin A carotenoids in relation to the risk of gastric cancer have documented inconsistent results...
  96. ncbi request reprint The validity and reproducibility of food-frequency questionnaire-based total antioxidant capacity estimates in Swedish women
    Susanne Rautiainen
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1247-53. 2008
    ..Total antioxidant capacity (TAC) provides an assessment of antioxidant activity and synergistic interactions of redox molecules in foods and plasma...
  97. ncbi request reprint Quality and quantity of saliva DNA obtained from the self-administrated oragene method--a pilot study on the cohort of Swedish men
    Tove Rylander-Rudqvist
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 13, Box 210, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1742-5. 2006
    ..7%) was observed between saliva DNA and WGA DNA. In conclusion, Oragene saliva DNA in this study collected from men is of high quality and can be used as an alternative to blood DNA in molecular epidemiologic studies...
  98. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and stomach cancer risk in a cohort of Swedish women
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 119:2186-9. 2006
    ..22; 95% CI = 1.05-1.42). These prospective data suggest that coffee consumption may increase the risk of stomach cancer in a dose-response manner. This finding needs to be confirmed in other prospective studies...
  99. ncbi request reprint Processed meat consumption and stomach cancer risk: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:1078-87. 2006
    ..The relationship between processed meat consumption and the risk of stomach cancer is controversial. We conducted a meta-analysis to summarize available evidence from cohort and case-control studies on this issue...
  100. ncbi request reprint Dietary factors in relation to endometrial cancer: a nationwide case-control study in Sweden
    Paul Terry
    Department of Medical Epidemiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nutr Cancer 42:25-32. 2002
    ..On the other hand, the use of iron supplements appeared to increase the risk (OR = 1.7, 95% CI = 0.9-3.3, P for trend = 0.03). The findings are discussed with respect to previous studies and the possible underlying mechanisms...
  101. ncbi request reprint Obesity and risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma: a meta-analysis
    Susanna C Larsson
    Division of Nutritional Epidemiology, The National Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Cancer 121:1564-70. 2007
    ..95; 95% CI, 0.76-1.20; n = 3 studies). These findings indicate that excess body weight is associated with an increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, especially of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma...